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Thomas Rihm

Employers' duty of care

Employment & Benefits - Switzerland
Rihm Rechtsanwälte

The counterpart to employees' duty of loyalty is employers' duty of care.

Sanaya F Vachha

Food for thought: Engro Foods investigated for deceptive marketing practices

Competition & Antitrust - Pakistan
Vellani & Vellani

Pursuant to a complaint by Nestlé Pakistan Limited, the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) initiated an inquiry into Engro Foods Limited for misleading consumers and engaging in deceptive marketing practices under the Competition Act 2010.

Pedro Cortés

New Arbitration Law eradicates dual system

Arbitration & ADR - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

The new Arbitration Bill was approved in general terms by the Legislative Assembly in 2018 and voted into law in November 2019.

Michael Vernick

Cybersecurity and the False Claims Act: new frontier for contractor liability?

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

Two recent cases highlight the increased False Claims Act risk that cybersecurity compliance poses for government contractors.

Michael Lips

Latest environmental legislation in effect and in the pipeline – 2020 overview

Environment & Climate Change - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

This article summarises key amendments to Swiss environmental laws which either came into effect in recent months or will come into effect in the foreseeable future.

Simona Zangrandi

Budget Law 2020 – a corporate tax overview

Corporate Tax - Italy
Studio Legale e Tributario Biscozzi Nobili Piazza

In December 2019 Parliament passed the Budget Law for 2020 and a related tax law decree.



Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan


Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA